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Mithu, Hasib elected president, general secretary of DRU

Published : Dec 01, 2021 12:45:00 AM | Bangladesh

Nazrul Islam Mithu and Nurul Islam Hasib have been elected president and general secretary of the Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU). 

Mithu bagged a total of 449 votes in the DRU elections held on Tuesday.

Other elected office bearers are: Vice President Osman Gani Babul, Joint Secretary Shahnaj Sharmeen, Finance Secretary SMA Kalam, Organizing Secretary Abdullah Al Kafi, Women Affairs Secretary Tapashi Rabyea Akhi, Publicity and Publication Secretary Kamal Uddin Sumon, Sports Secretary Maksuda Lisa, Cultural Secretary Nadia Sharmin, and Welfare Secretary Kamruzzaman Babul.

Two candidates -- IT and Training Secretary Kamal Mosharef and Hospitality Secretary Mohammad Akhteruzzaman -- have been elected uncontested.

The DRU election voting began at 9am and continued till 5pm without any break.